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xmaseveeve's Avatar Jump to comment 18 by xmaseveeve

Comment 3, Katt,

'If one is fully accepting of evolution and the scientific evidence, yet is Christian they can, if they are a reasonable, moderate individual teach science'

Red herring. Richard was NOT talking about 'Christians'. Of course a scientist can be a Christian.

Comment 7, johnny,

'One could argue that the real losers here are the students, and that there has been a detriment to the pursuit of reason and the advance of science following the committee's decision.'

Only if they employed one of the even worse candidates. They'd be required to re-advertise if no suitable candidate came forward.

'That to me sounds a much better way of dealing with people of faith in public positions - believe whatever fairytales you like, but teach only this.'

If they are teaching science, you're saying, 'Lie'.

Tue, 25 Jan 2011 00:46:15 UTC | #583755